Quick Apple-Glazed Pork Chops Recipe
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Quick Apple-Glazed Pork Chops Recipe

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You probably have all of the spices you need for these succulent pork chops laying around in your pantry or spice rack. The rub is versatile; give it a try on any meat, chicken or fish. Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (1 inch thick and 6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons apple jelly

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 283 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 522mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 33g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1 starch, 5 lean mea


  1. Combine the first eight ingredients; rub over both sides of pork chops. Cook in batches on an indoor grill coated with cooking spray for 3-4 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°). Let meat stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, heat jelly until warmed; brush over pork chops. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Apple-Glazed Pork Chops in Simple & Delicious January/February 2009, p61

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Reviewed Dec. 18, 2015

"I've been making these for several years, perfect every time! It does take longer to cook than the 8 minutes suggested but that may be because of the thickness of the pork chops."

Reviewed Feb. 12, 2013

"I used homemade apple cinnamon jelly to make these, and they were divine. The taste may be overly sweet for some, but for us it was a perfect treat. They're also very good even without the glaze. I immediately added this recipe to my rotation."

Reviewed Sep. 16, 2012

"I made this recipe on a whim and it was AMAZING! Making it again tonight!"

Reviewed Jan. 16, 2012

"this has become a weekly favorite at our house thanks!!!"

Reviewed Sep. 18, 2011

"my husband suggested using mushrooms instead of the apples. I really liked the sauce and would try it again with mushrooms and maybe use chicken."

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